SYMBOLCOMMON_NAMEaka. SYNONYMS
win.mgbot (Back to overview)

MgBot

aka: BLame, MgmBot

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References
2021-09-16Twitter (@GossiTheDog)Kevin Beaumont
@online{beaumont:20210916:some:550bbaa, author = {Kevin Beaumont}, title = {{Tweet on some unknown threat actor dropping Mgbot, custom IIS modular backdoor and cobalstrike using exploiting ProxyShell}}, date = {2021-09-16}, organization = {Twitter (@GossiTheDog)}, url = {https://twitter.com/GossiTheDog/status/1438500100238577670}, language = {English}, urldate = {2021-09-20} } Tweet on some unknown threat actor dropping Mgbot, custom IIS modular backdoor and cobalstrike using exploiting ProxyShell
Cobalt Strike MgBot
2020-09-30MalwarebytesHossein Jazi, Jérôme Segura
@techreport{jazi:20200930:evasive:7d02ab3, author = {Hossein Jazi and Jérôme Segura}, title = {{Evasive Panda}}, date = {2020-09-30}, institution = {Malwarebytes}, url = {https://vb2020.vblocalhost.com/uploads/VB2020-43.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-25} } Evasive Panda
MgBot BRONZE HIGHLAND
2020-09-30Youtube (Virus Bulletin)Hossein Jazi, Jérôme Segura
@online{jazi:20200930:evasive:0a411f9, author = {Hossein Jazi and Jérôme Segura}, title = {{Evasive Panda}}, date = {2020-09-30}, organization = {Youtube (Virus Bulletin)}, url = {https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LeKi0KfzOow&list=PLffioUnqXWkdzWcZXH-bzPVgcs2R4r7iS&index=1&t=2154s}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-25} } Evasive Panda
MgBot BRONZE HIGHLAND
2020-07-21Malwarebytes LabsHossein Jazi, Jérôme Segura
@online{jazi:20200721:chinese:1cac516, author = {Hossein Jazi and Jérôme Segura}, title = {{Chinese APT group targets India and Hong Kong using new variant of MgBot malware}}, date = {2020-07-21}, organization = {Malwarebytes Labs}, url = {https://blog.malwarebytes.com/threat-analysis/2020/07/chinese-apt-group-targets-india-and-hong-kong-using-new-variant-of-mgbot-malware}, language = {English}, urldate = {2022-07-25} } Chinese APT group targets India and Hong Kong using new variant of MgBot malware
MgBot BRONZE HIGHLAND
2020-07-21MalwarebytesHossein Jazi, Jérôme Segura
@online{jazi:20200721:chinese:da6a239, author = {Hossein Jazi and Jérôme Segura}, title = {{Chinese APT group targets India and Hong Kong using new variant of MgBot malware}}, date = {2020-07-21}, organization = {Malwarebytes}, url = {https://blog.malwarebytes.com/threat-analysis/2020/07/chinese-apt-group-targets-india-and-hong-kong-using-new-variant-of-mgbot-malware/}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-07-22} } Chinese APT group targets India and Hong Kong using new variant of MgBot malware
KSREMOTE Cobalt Strike MgBot
Yara Rules
[TLP:WHITE] win_mgbot_auto (20221125 | Detects win.mgbot.)
rule win_mgbot_auto {

    meta:
        author = "Felix Bilstein - yara-signator at cocacoding dot com"
        date = "2022-11-21"
        version = "1"
        description = "Detects win.mgbot."
        info = "autogenerated rule brought to you by yara-signator"
        tool = "yara-signator v0.6.0"
        signator_config = "callsandjumps;datarefs;binvalue"
        malpedia_reference = "https://malpedia.caad.fkie.fraunhofer.de/details/win.mgbot"
        malpedia_rule_date = "20221118"
        malpedia_hash = "e0702e2e6d1d00da65c8a29a4ebacd0a4c59e1af"
        malpedia_version = "20221125"
        malpedia_license = "CC BY-SA 4.0"
        malpedia_sharing = "TLP:WHITE"

    /* DISCLAIMER
     * The strings used in this rule have been automatically selected from the
     * disassembly of memory dumps and unpacked files, using YARA-Signator.
     * The code and documentation is published here:
     * https://github.com/fxb-cocacoding/yara-signator
     * As Malpedia is used as data source, please note that for a given
     * number of families, only single samples are documented.
     * This likely impacts the degree of generalization these rules will offer.
     * Take the described generation method also into consideration when you
     * apply the rules in your use cases and assign them confidence levels.
     */


    strings:
        $sequence_0 = { 0f8553ffffff 5f 33c0 5e }
            // n = 4, score = 200
            //   0f8553ffffff         | jne                 0xffffff59
            //   5f                   | pop                 edi
            //   33c0                 | xor                 eax, eax
            //   5e                   | pop                 esi

        $sequence_1 = { 8be5 5d c20800 6808020000 e8???????? }
            // n = 5, score = 200
            //   8be5                 | mov                 esp, ebp
            //   5d                   | pop                 ebp
            //   c20800               | ret                 8
            //   6808020000           | push                0x208
            //   e8????????           |                     

        $sequence_2 = { 5b 8be5 5d c20800 6808020000 }
            // n = 5, score = 200
            //   5b                   | pop                 ebx
            //   8be5                 | mov                 esp, ebp
            //   5d                   | pop                 ebp
            //   c20800               | ret                 8
            //   6808020000           | push                0x208

        $sequence_3 = { 6808020000 e8???????? 6804010000 8bf0 6a00 56 e8???????? }
            // n = 7, score = 200
            //   6808020000           | push                0x208
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   6804010000           | push                0x104
            //   8bf0                 | mov                 esi, eax
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   56                   | push                esi
            //   e8????????           |                     

        $sequence_4 = { 6808020000 e8???????? 6804010000 8bf0 6a00 }
            // n = 5, score = 200
            //   6808020000           | push                0x208
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   6804010000           | push                0x104
            //   8bf0                 | mov                 esi, eax
            //   6a00                 | push                0

        $sequence_5 = { 5b 8be5 5d c20800 6808020000 e8???????? }
            // n = 6, score = 200
            //   5b                   | pop                 ebx
            //   8be5                 | mov                 esp, ebp
            //   5d                   | pop                 ebp
            //   c20800               | ret                 8
            //   6808020000           | push                0x208
            //   e8????????           |                     

        $sequence_6 = { 8be5 5d c20800 6808020000 }
            // n = 4, score = 200
            //   8be5                 | mov                 esp, ebp
            //   5d                   | pop                 ebp
            //   c20800               | ret                 8
            //   6808020000           | push                0x208

        $sequence_7 = { 6808020000 e8???????? 6804010000 8bf0 }
            // n = 4, score = 200
            //   6808020000           | push                0x208
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   6804010000           | push                0x104
            //   8bf0                 | mov                 esi, eax

        $sequence_8 = { 5d c20800 6808020000 e8???????? }
            // n = 4, score = 200
            //   5d                   | pop                 ebp
            //   c20800               | ret                 8
            //   6808020000           | push                0x208
            //   e8????????           |                     

        $sequence_9 = { 6808020000 e8???????? 6804010000 8bf0 6a00 56 }
            // n = 6, score = 200
            //   6808020000           | push                0x208
            //   e8????????           |                     
            //   6804010000           | push                0x104
            //   8bf0                 | mov                 esi, eax
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   56                   | push                esi

    condition:
        7 of them and filesize < 1677312
}
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